Before we raise our champagne flutes and toast to 2019, let’s reflect back on the past 365 days. From New York to Montenegro to Cincinnati to Italy, here are my top eight travel memories from 2018.
We continue to buy more products, more gadgets, more stuff and more crap. Our purchases give us the euphoric feeling our bodies and minds crave, but does the excitement last? Is it making us happy? Are we fulfilled? Or are we completely stressed out?
“Did I live this year to the fullest? Am I living the life I want to live? Am I happy?” I question as the year comes to an end.
“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” ― Jo Walton
“Things don’t make me nearly as happy as talking and having a beer with my friends. And that’s something everyone can do” – Drew Carey
“I think people in Italy live their lives better than we do. It’s an older country, and they’ve learned to celebrate dinner and lunch, whereas we sort of eat as quickly as we can to get through it.” – George Clooney
“I created a vision of David in my mind and simply carved away everything that was not David.” – Michelangelo
“I took the road less traveled … now, I don’t know where the hell I am.” — Unknown
“More lightheartedly, our new German friends said they wanted to hear American country music. So we put on some real honky-tonk kind of country — they absolutely loved it!”
Check out today’s Sunday Scribble from Freiburg, Germany.
Backpacking Europe | Stop 23
I am constantly amazed by all the natural beauty in the world. The stress of life goes away, and for a moment, everything is perfectly serene.
Check out today’s Sunday Scribble from Hallstatt, Austria.
Introducing a new series to the Anchored Adventure Blog … the Sunday Scribbles! It’s a weekly post sharing an excerpt from my travel journal.